MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL DETAILS: KCSE RESULTS ANALYSIS, PHYSICAL LOCATION, BRIEF HISTORY, CONTACTS, KNEC CODE AND FORM ONE ADMISSIONS 2019
Mang’u High School is Kenyan boys boarding National school located in Kiambu County along the Nairobi-Thika Highway.
According to Brother Ken Thompson who taught English for 15 years at Mang’u, the name “Mang’u” is a Maasai word which means “that is not me you smell.”
The name is derived from Maasai warriors who would shout the word mang’u to inform their fellow hunters of the current situation as they hunted lions in the tall grass.
The school is also known as Dayton because of its close association with the University of Dayton, a Catholic-based university founded by the Society of Mary-Marianists.
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL BRIEF HISTORY
Mang’u High School was established in 11th January 1940 with 49 students only.
The Marianist Brothers later introduced an aviation programme within the school.
It was the first secondary school to introduce aviation as an examinable subject.
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL NOTABLE ALUMNI
The school has made a tremendous contribution towards the growth of the Kenyan economy by producing notable alumni ranging from high profile politicians to pilots and engineers.
Some of them include:
Kenya’s former president Mwai Kibaki
Kenya’s former vice president Moody Awori
Kenya’s former cabinet Minister and former vice president George Saitoti
Kenya’s former cabinet minister John Michuki who was the school captain
Former cabinet Ministers Dr Mukhisa Kituyi, Kipruto Arap Kirwa, Tom Mboya and Cyrus Jirongo
Cardinal Maurice Otunga
Archbishop Ndingi Mwana Nzeki
Archbishop John Njenga
Bishop Anthony Muheria
MANGU HIGH SCHOOL’S SPECIAL FACILITIES
The school has got a swimming pool, standard fields, buses, an ultra-modern library, aviation laboratory, a chapel, staff quarters and a modern staffroom.
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MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL MOTTO
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL IMPORTANT CONTACTS
Postal address: P. O. Box 01000-34
KNEC Code: 11200003
Mobile Number: +254 06724146
E-mail address: mang’u@mang’uhigh.ac.ke
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL KCSE RESULTS ANALYSIS
The school has consistently posted impressive KCSE results over the years.
In KCSE 2018, the 211 candidates scored a mean grade of a B+(Plus) with a performance mean index of 72.792.
In 2019, the school enrolled 343 KCSE candidates.
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL FORM ONE ADMISSION
Selection to join Mang’u High School is done online by the Ministry of Education and is purely based on academic performance at KCPE level.
Students who perform well are given priority.
MANG’U HIGH SCHOOL PHOTO COLLECTION
The following collection of photos will give you a glimpse of Mang’u High School: